Manager and Program Analyst
Since October 2010, John has been the Acting Chief Learning Officer for the Federal Acquisition Institute (FAI) managing and expanding FAI’s multi-million dollar and multi-year international learning & development portfolio. He works with senior executives at the White House and in Federal agencies, industry, and academia on policy and legal issues and emerging learning theories and platforms impacting FAI’s learning & development programs.
Prior to that, John spent six years as the Executive Director for the Federal Chief Acquisition Officers, Chief Financial Officers, Chief Information Officers, and Performance Improvement Councils supporting the White House by executing the Councils’ agenda, educational programs, intergovernmental projects, and communications. He also served as the program manager for the Interagency Resources Management Conference (IRMCO) developed for senior executives.
John began with GSA in 2000 where he functioned as a Knowledge Manager in GSA's Office of Knowledge Management planning, developing, and executing strategies for major GSA programs in knowledge management. He went on to be the Knowledge Manager in GSA's Joint Program Management Office for eGov Initiatives furnishing information and research in the KM field to GSA eGov initiative project managers on issues of strategic importance to their initiatives.
John started his Federal career at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. He was a Program Manager for management contracts with Federal agencies designing, testing, implementing, and training others on nationwide automated staffing and management systems developing innovative assessment instruments for processing accuracy and compatibility with computer hardware/software configuration. He became a Program Manager in the Center for Human Resources Innovation (CHRI) managing human resources management demonstration projects testing innovations in recruiting & hiring, compensation, training & development, performance management, knowledge management etc., for Government-wide application.
John earned his M.S. in Organizational Learning & Strategic Knowledge Management from George Mason University in 1999.